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The Iran Deal: Off to an Encouraging Start, but Expect Challenges

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on Markaz.

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One year after its conclusion, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) remains controversial in Tehran and Washington, with opponents unreconciled to the deal and determined to derail it. Republican attacks against the deal will keep the controversy alive for most of this election year.

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What the Iran Deal Has Meant for Saudi Arabia and Regional Tensions

Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared on Markaz.

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One unintended but very important consequence of the Iran nuclear deal has been to aggravate and intensify Saudi Arabia's concerns about Iran's regional goals and intentions. This fueling of Saudi fears has in turn fanned sectarian tensions in the region to unprecedented levels.

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